Govt will have to analyse why NAP was not implemented in letter and spirit: Mazari

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Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari addressing an occasion in Islamabad on February 15, 2021. — PPI/File 

  • Nationwide Safety Adviser Dr Moeed Yusuf briefs contributors in regards to the draft of the brand new nationwide safety coverage.
  • The federal government has determined to evaluation the nationwide motion plan following the Sialkot lynching incident.
  • “Time has come for the state to take motion towards such unacceptable incidents,” says Shireen Mazari.


ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari on Monday commented on the lynching incident involving a Sri Lankan man in Sialkot and stated the federal government must analyse why the Nationwide Motion Plan (NAP) has not been carried out in letter and spirit.

Chatting with journalists following the assembly of the Parliamentary Committee on Nationwide Safety (PCNS), Mazari stated that Islam is a faith of peace and endurance, including that the lynching of the Sri Lankan supervisor in Sialkot was a “day of disgrace for the complete nation.”

The minister went on to say that the time has come for the “state to take motion towards such unacceptable incidents.”

Answering a query associated to Defence Minister Pervez Khattak’s assertion in regards to the incident, Mazari stated that Khattak has “issued a clarification about his assertion,” and urged the Opposition to distance itself from the assertion issued by the JUI-F chief Fazalur Rehman referring to the Sialkot tragedy.

Govt to evaluation Nationwide Motion Plan

The federal government has determined to evaluation the Nationwide Motion Plan following the Sialkot lynching incident that had shocked the complete nation in the course of the in-camera assembly of the PCNS.

The brutal homicide of Sri Lankan manufacturing facility supervisor Diyawadanage Don Nandasri Priyantha — who was lynched by a mob in Sialkot over allegations of blasphemy — drew widespread condemnation from senior authorities functionaries, together with the prime minister and president, in addition to the army’s high management, who promised to convey all these concerned to the e-book.

In the course of the in-camera assembly of the PCNS, Nationwide Safety Adviser Dr Moeed Yusuf briefed the contributors in regards to the draft of the brand new nationwide safety coverage.

The brand new nationwide safety coverage draft was ready by the nationwide safety division, he added. Financial and meals safety, overseas coverage, rise in pupation, terrorism, state’s insurance policies on Kashmir and Afghan points have been outlined within the draft, he added.

Opposition decides to boycott briefing on nationwide safety

On December 2, the opposition events had determined to boycott the upcoming in-camera briefing of the nationwide safety committee, citing the federal government’s “dictatorial” behaviour as its motive.

A press launch by Parliament’s united Opposition had acknowledged that events which can be a part of the Pakistan Democratic Motion anti-government alliance had at all times handled points involving the structure, legislation, nationwide safety and normal public with seriousness and connected significance to them.

The media launch had stated that not solely did the Opposition events and their leaders attend briefings on these points, regardless of the absence of the prime minister, but in addition supplied suggestions to unravel the problems.

The Opposition’s assertion had stated that the federal government’s dictatorial perspective and their latest transfer to bulldoze vital payments in Parliament prompted it to boycott the in-camera briefing session.